Reliable Web Hosting

What is web hosting?

Web hosting is a service that provides, at a minimum, storage space on a server and bandwidth which allows the data (web pages, images, emails etc) stored on this server to be transferred to anyone viewing the data.

A more pragmatic definition is that web hosting is a service that provides your web site with a connection to the Internet via a web server and high speed internet connection. Your web content is then accessible from anywhere in the world. Renting space on a web server is much like renting an apartment.

Disk space is the size your website can be. Every single letter on your website has to be stored somewhere on your web host's server. Each letter is one byte, and a megabyte is roughly one million bytes. HTML pages are usually very small, but it is the extra images, scripts, and even databases that can take up large amounts of disk space.

Bandwidth/Transfer is the amount of data the server will allow your site to send in a month. Transfer is usually measured in gigabytes - billions of bytes.

artKenya.net Ltd. is offering both, Linux and Windows hosting. Your choice of server platforms should be dictated by the use to which you intend to put it. The majority of web features run fine on both platforms including PHP, mySQL, POP3 etc. If you intend to create your site using ASP, FrontPage, the .NET environment, Windows Streaming Media, Access, MSSQL, or any of the other Microsoft proprietary technologies then you probably need to use a Windows host.

artKenya offers hosting services for web sites, web based applications and email services on our servers in the US (note: this is a third-party service). Our servers are based on the Microsoft Windows 2003/2008 and Linux Server platforms (on request).

All our hosting plans include yearly search engine submission and SmarterMail Email (webmail).

Why choose artKenya.net Web Hosting?

Depending on the technology used (PHP, ASP, etc.) to develop your Content Management System (CMS) the hosting of your website requires certain technical conditions to be met. artKenya offers hosting on our dedicated servers located in the US which are compatible with the technologies we use on your website.

Our servers come with a 99.9 % uptime network, up-to-date technology, many installed components and reliable support. When hosting with artKenya, email addresses with SmarterMailâ„¢ webmail access, mailing lists and autoresponders are included in the package.

Pricing

(all prices are subject to 16% VAT)

  • 1GB disk space/10 Email addresses: Kshs 1,200.00 per month
  • 2GB disk space/30 Email addresses: Kshs 2,300.00 per month
  • 5GB disk space/unlimited Email addresses: Kshs 4,500.00 per month

 

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